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Supreme Court canít stop demographics
Washington Post ^ | June 25, 2013 | Eugene Robinson

Posted on 06/25/2013 11:58:20 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi

Edited on 06/25/2013 11:59:33 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

When I was growing up in Orangeburg, S.C., the white power structure found a clever way to keep African Americans from having a say in municipal affairs: They engineered the cityís boundaries, annexing white subdivisions but not black ones, so that whites would retain a majority ó and blacks would remain, essentially, unrepresented.


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1 posted on 06/25/2013 11:58:20 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

So the blacks were not part of the city? That sounds like a good thing. I prefer living in the unincorporated areas. Lower taxes, simpler laws, etc.


2 posted on 06/25/2013 12:01:08 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I would be banned for what I was about to say....so in the interests of keeping this civil,

FUER


3 posted on 06/25/2013 12:01:12 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

But eugene. They ruled that king hussein and the epa can control the weather so why would they not be able to stop demographics? What a dumbass.


4 posted on 06/25/2013 12:02:13 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

same here.


5 posted on 06/25/2013 12:02:26 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: cuban leaf

Or why then didn’t the blacks incorporate their own city and then set out to show the whites that their city could be an even better, more vibrant place to live?

Instead we spend our energy spewing complaints.


6 posted on 06/25/2013 12:03:24 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Back when I was growing up in South Carolina the evil white racists had a novel way of keeping the blacks in line. Namely they used them to man the stockades when the Indians attacked.

Sadly 80 years later, nothing has changed in my home town. That’s why the Supreme Court decision today is so awful...


7 posted on 06/25/2013 12:03:57 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

When I was growing up, we had to pump water from a well.

Your point, Mr. Robinson?


8 posted on 06/25/2013 12:04:01 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
There is a real easy way to control demographics.

You don't think DHS is buying all that ammo and all those APVs for nothing, do you?

9 posted on 06/25/2013 12:05:51 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who could have guessed that one day pro wrestling would be less fake than network news?)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Burdensome voter ID laws

Proving one's identity is quite a burden to those who would cheat...

10 posted on 06/25/2013 12:06:34 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
the white power structure

*cough* Democrats *cough*

11 posted on 06/25/2013 12:06:47 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Eugene Robinson is a certifiably insane nimrod. I guess it never occurred to him that cities are more likely to annex suburbs which are likely to produce more in tax revenue than they will use in public services, not the other way around.

There is a reason why even a one party Democrat city like Pittsburgh would love to annex Mt. Lebanon (mostly upper middle class white) but wouldn't want Wilkinsburg (40% lower class black). And it has nothing to do with race.

And his equating common sense voter ID laws as recently passed in Pennsylvania and Ohio with Jim Crow voting laws in the old (Democrat) south is beyond idiotic.

12 posted on 06/25/2013 12:08:01 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Ahh, the continuing cry of eternal victimhood!


13 posted on 06/25/2013 12:09:45 PM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
The ascendancy of previously underrepresented minorities as full participants in U.S. democracy is a secular trend, and no five men in robes can hold it back

Thus explaining the real motivation for modern immigration: to extinguish the white majority.

Invasion and conquest of a nation, rather than "immigration".

But of course, Mr. Robinson never imagines what a white minority United States might look like. Which is surprising, because an example exists next door: it's called Mexico.

Without boring him about the condition of the few africans in racist Mexico, we can definitely say that the standard of living is well below that which most blacks enjoy in this Evil country.

The Aztecs and the Spaniards were never famous for creating such living conditions.

So for now, Mr. Robinson can engage in the fantasy that a non-European America will be just as good as the real America.

Alas, there is no evidence that such will be true. Maybe a bit in the Asian areas.

But if that guy knew anything about Asians, he certainly wouldn't think they planned to be hangin' in the hood with the likes of him. Modern day Oakland under Jean Quan and San Francisco under Bob Lee have shown that in gruesome relief.

14 posted on 06/25/2013 12:09:45 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Or why then didn’t the blacks incorporate their own city and then set out to show the whites that their city could be an even better, more vibrant place to live?


Yeah, I wondered that when I was typing, but decided to stay on a single topic. ;-)

You are absolutely correct.


15 posted on 06/25/2013 12:10:04 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

So blacks have turnouts of 99%, 100%, sometimes even higher, in many, many, inner city precincts. That makes it difficult to see why this pre-clearance garbage still exists.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 12:11:28 PM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Let’s have a moratorium on legal immigration.


17 posted on 06/25/2013 12:12:19 PM PDT by kabar
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
When I was growing up in Orangeburg, S.C., the white power structure found a clever way to keep African Americans from having a say in municipal affairs: They engineered the city’s boundaries, annexing white subdivisions but not black ones, so that whites would retain a majority — and blacks would remain, essentially, unrepresented

It's called Gerrymandering. And the left "power structure" does the same thing to conservative voters here in the Peoples' Republik of Kalifornistan.

18 posted on 06/25/2013 12:12:23 PM PDT by South40
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

In last year’s presidential election, black turnout was actually higher than white turnout. Latinos and Asian-Americans, too, continue their rise as powerful voting blocs. The ascendancy of previously underrepresented minorities as full participants in U.S. democracy is a secular trend, and no five men in robes can hold it back.
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This is so true-—and look at what they got in the White House.
Those old racists weren’t so stupid after all were they?
They knew what they would get.

It’s like the Democrats today that gerrymander voting districts. That got us the Congressional Black caucus.
That sure was a step ahead wasn’t it?

One thing blacks will never stop doing is whining, and playing the race card.


19 posted on 06/25/2013 12:13:05 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

You can always count on the ComPost to print this variety of feces.


20 posted on 06/25/2013 12:16:46 PM PDT by Check6 (United States of Moronia: A nation of morons ruled by a gang of communist thugs.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Hey Eugene. I thought we were all Americans, regardless of ethnicity.

You are one white-hating POS.

21 posted on 06/25/2013 12:20:47 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: cuban leaf

I agree. Tennessee law as it exists allows cities to annex neighborhoods with no say so from the residents. We are in the process of remedying that.


22 posted on 06/25/2013 12:25:26 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Gosh, Robinson is just so excited. Is this a race thing?


23 posted on 06/25/2013 12:27:13 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Tzimisce

But why is it awful? Do you think that all states that once engaged in discrimination should be permanently punished?


24 posted on 06/25/2013 12:27:42 PM PDT by impimp
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
When I was growing up in Orangeburg, S.C., the white power structure found a clever way to keep African Americans from having a say in municipal affairs: They engineered the city’s boundaries, annexing white subdivisions but not black ones, so that whites would retain a majority — and blacks would remain, essentially, unrepresented.

How convenient Eugene....engineered boundaries, huh? Wow...only them sneaky white peeples and Republicans are evil enuff to do dat.... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/603552/posts To my mind, Princess Cynthia McKinney's first district was a masterpiece of 'boundary engineering'. Parts of it only went down the center of a highway to keep from getting any of those pesky whites mixed in there with dem voters..... Go lie somewhere else Gene.

25 posted on 06/25/2013 12:28:16 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Vigilanteman
I guess it never occurred to him that cities are more likely to annex suburbs which are likely to produce more in tax revenue than they will use in public services, not the other way around.

Eugene don't know nuthin' bout no taxes, man!

26 posted on 06/25/2013 12:30:13 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: South40

He knows full well that it is Gerrymandering. He just didn’t want to cast his BS column under the tinge of dirty a$$ politics.....he and his brethren are about racism on this SC ruling thing, not politics - because they know they’d lose the Gerrymandering pissing contest in a heartbeat.


27 posted on 06/25/2013 12:31:58 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: impimp

I was making fun of the author.

He starts by saying “When I was a kid, there was discrimination.”

Things have changed - a lot. And that’s the point.

I don’t know who wrote this, but if he’s like most journalists he’s somewhere in his 60’s or 70’s.


28 posted on 06/25/2013 12:32:23 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Vigilanteman
What this disingenuous Leftist is neglecting to say is that in ye bad olden days of the deep South, the power structure was Democrat, the Negroes, Republicans. The Democrats were the ones who went all-out to suppress the black vote.

Hey Leftie. Segregation, ya ever heard tell of it? Segregation was run lock stock and barrel by the Southern Democrats with the eager support of such outstanding Northern Democrat faux civil rights heroes as JFK, et al.

Today, sadly, the Negroes of the deep South are kept in their place by dependence upon government largesse, the poor Negro run school systems, and by the successful sale to them by the Democrat Party of the concept of helpless victimology. It works just fine for the Democrats. They own the Negroes just as surely as any ante-bellum Mississippi planter.

29 posted on 06/25/2013 12:34:24 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ("Obama" The Movie. Introducing Reggie Love as "Monica." .)
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To: Kenny Bunk

“They own the Negroes just as surely as any ante-bellum Mississippi planter.”

....only now they don’t produce anything but illegitimate children and gang members.


30 posted on 06/25/2013 12:37:35 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

But the bureaucrats and pols are going full bore to change the demographics.


31 posted on 06/25/2013 12:39:08 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Tzimisce

I think I am a little slow- witted today.


32 posted on 06/25/2013 12:41:53 PM PDT by impimp
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To: windsorknot

More hand-wringing from the race-grievance purveyors.


33 posted on 06/25/2013 12:42:17 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: txrefugee

They produce a threat.

They are using these people as a general threat to the rest of the country - “do it our way or we’ll turn them loose on you”.


34 posted on 06/25/2013 12:43:37 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

What happens to cities when black DEMOCRATS gain majorities?

Do those cities thrive?

Are there any examples of this success?

You would think if this was a “good thing”, there’d be plenty of examples being touted by the left.


35 posted on 06/25/2013 12:45:21 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: windsorknot
The 1965 Immigration Act changed the demographics of this country forever. 87% of the 1.2 million legal immigrants who enter annually are minorities as classified by the USG. In 1970 one in 21 was foreign-born; today it is one in 8, the highest it has been in 90 years and within a decade it will be one in 7, the highest in our history.

By 2019, half of the children 18 and under will be minorities and by 2042, half of the country will be minorities. And if we have an amnesty and the massive increase in legal immigration under the McRubio-Schumer bill, the demographics will change at an even faster rate.

36 posted on 06/25/2013 12:47:11 PM PDT by kabar
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To: windsorknot

Exactly. Since Eugenius isn’t that bright, he thinks that the Justices and other politicians are trying to suppress America’s changing demographic. In reality, it’s the exact opposite. Federal politicians starting in the 60s have actively engaged in changing America’s demographics without ever consulting the people.


37 posted on 06/25/2013 12:49:50 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: South40
It's called Gerrymandering.

And "Immigration Reform" is essentially gerrymandering on an international scale, defining all of Mexico as a series of Democrat precincts.

38 posted on 06/25/2013 1:09:51 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Today it ain’t just the Deep South; it’s any of the democrat-controlled big-city urban plantations ... Camden, Detroit, Chicago, Philly, and so on.


39 posted on 06/25/2013 1:11:57 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: txrefugee

Illegitimate children, gang members, and votes.


40 posted on 06/25/2013 1:13:08 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
"Or why then didn’t the blacks incorporate their own city and then set out to show the whites that their city could be an even better, more vibrant place to live?"

They didn't need to, instead Liberal minorities took over large Cities like Detroit and showed us all how it is done.

Now not only the Conservative Whites and Minorities have fled Detroit. The liberals are fleeing as well.

But by golly they showed us all how its done!


41 posted on 06/25/2013 1:19:08 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

And the people who did that Eugene, were KKK Democrats.


42 posted on 06/25/2013 1:21:46 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Mears

bfl


43 posted on 06/25/2013 1:26:06 PM PDT by Mears
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To: rktman

The government does have control of demographics, mostly in the form of letting the border be porous.


44 posted on 06/25/2013 3:21:14 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: tbw2

Yeah, that would change the demos. Letting the spanish “race” come across by the bus load. HUH?


45 posted on 06/25/2013 5:05:52 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
I would be banned for what I was about to say....so in the interests of keeping this civil,...

Just hold on a sec EQAndyBuzz. Who were the laws passed to protect and who were the protected being protected from?

You know I know, and I know that you know I know, but it is still fun to ask!

46 posted on 06/26/2013 12:00:47 AM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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